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Fashion’s Empire: Royal and Court Style in Nineteenth-Century Europe

When: Thu., March 15, 7 p.m. 2012

Trace the evolution of royal and court style in 19th-century Europe, from the minimalism of the neoclassical aesthetic to the opulence of Second Empire France and Tsarist Russia, illustrated with pieces from the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Textile and Fashion Arts collection. Dr. Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell is an art historian specializing in fashion and textiles. She has worked as a curator, consultant, and educator for museums and universities around the world. Recent publications include Paris: Life and Luxury in the Eighteenth Century and Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915. Presented by the IMA Fashion Arts Society, with support from the Myrtie Shumacker Lecture Fund.

Price: $5 Public, $3 IMA members, Free for Fashion Arts Society members.

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